Editors Liked

  • Beefed-up processor
  • Excellent keyboard
  • Dual pointing devices
  • Backlit keyboard and overhead light
  • Durable magnesium construction
  • Street cred in the boardroom
  • Battery life is second to none
  • IPS display is fantastic
  • Great durability, ports, and performance
  • Comfortable backlit keyboard
  • Solid security

Editors Didn't Like

  • Small screen
  • Shorter battery life than competitors
  • Software overload
  • Middle-of-the-pack performer
  • Suddenly thick and heavy in an ultrabook world
  • Disappointing battery life vs. its predecessor
  • Acceptable but uninspiring performance
  • Touchpad frequently frustrates
  • Should come with SSD standard
  • Short palm rest
  • Heavier than some 13-inch competitors